Aviva Patz Title: Health and Lifestyle Journalist Education: Barnard College, Columbia University Experience Aviva Patz is a health and lifestyle journalist with experience at national publications including Reader's Digest, Prevention, Psychology Today, and more. Her freelance work as a writer and editor has appeared in Health, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Redbook, Self, Shape, Cooking Light, Woman's Day, Parents, Parenting, American Baby, Baby Talk, Pregnancy, Latina, Weight Watchers Magazine, TheBump.com, custom publishers and more. Education Aviva received a bachelor's degree in Political Science and English from Barnard College, and then went on to earn a Master of Science in Journalism from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.